Course Description

Advanced Diploma in Dog Grooming Techniques - Level 3

Advanced Diploma in Dog Grooming Techniques - Level 3 is a course run by Study 365, Cavan. It is a 'Online Learning' course with a duration of 365 Days. For more information about Advanced Diploma in Dog Grooming Techniques - Level 3 at Study 365, please review the details below.


If you love dogs and want to make it a profession, why not try your hand at dog grooming. Dog groomers are in high demand as dog owners rarely have the time to groom their own pet. With the busyness of life, not everyone has the luxury of time to spend on grooming. Also, pet grooming requires proper technique and that is something you need to be skilled at doing. The Advanced Diploma in Dog Grooming Techniques – Level 3 Certification is a great place to start off a career as a dog groomer. You can have your own pet grooming business that involves not just grooming pets but overlooking their overall health and lifestyle.

The course offers a firm understanding of animal safety and care during grooming, common skin diseases, grooming equipment and tools, how to approach grooming, different grooming styles and learning hygiene regulations.

The Advanced Diploma in Dog Grooming Techniques – Level 3 Certification is for all levels of learners, as long as you have a passion for working with dogs. The course offers insight on proper grooming techniques and how different dogs respond to different grooming styles. Learn how to establish trust with the dog and their owner during the grooming session.

Course Curriculum

1: Introduction to dog grooming

2: Following safety procedures in grooming

3: Understanding pet safety in grooming

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4: Learning animal safety and care

5: Learning about common skin diseases and disorders

6: What are scabies otitis conjusctivitis and plaque?

7: Grooming equipment and tools

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8: Learning hygiene regulations and disinfection protocols

9: How to approach grooming

10: Different coats of animals

11: Types of grooming styles

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Learning Outcomes

  • Have a clear understanding of the roles and responsibilities of a dog groomer and what I it takes to perform that job role.
  • Gain confidence in grooming techniques and learn how to apply them on different breeds of dogs.
  • Learn that no two dogs are alike, which means that grooming should be done to fit the dog’s unique needs.
  • Learn how to build trust between you and your dog during the grooming session.
  • Learn how to groom dogs quickly while ensuring they feel comfortable with you.
  • Learn business skills needed to set-up your own dog grooming business.

Access Duration

The course will be directly delivered to you, and you have 12 months access to the online learning platform from the date you joined the course.  The course is self-paced and you can complete it in stages, revisiting the lectures at any time.

Who is this Course aimed at?

  • Individuals who want to learn dog grooming skills
  • Individuals who are animal lovers and want to run their own dog grooming business
  • Pet carer, dog walker
  • Anyone with a deep interest in animal care

Method of Assessment

This online course is assignment-based with learners being assessed upon the submission of a series of assignments. Once you successfully submit the assignments, students will gain a professional qualification. The assignments must be submitted to the instructor through the online learning portal. The assignments will be reviewed and evaluated, with feedback provided to the student on how well they have fared.

Please Note: Additionally, £79 is charged for assessment and certificate and you need to pay that when you are submitting your assessments only (It is not required to pay initially when you are registering). This payment can be paid into 03 installments when you are submitting your assessments.


Upon the completion of this course, you will be awarded the Level 3 Advanced Diploma in Dog Grooming Techniques by ABC Awards. The Certification will also include the summary of units learned. Each unit will include the specificities studied. You will gain a professional qualification and be viewed as a marketable candidate by potential employers who will recognise your skills and commitment demonstrated while following this course.

Course Code: QLS-04915

Awarding Body

ABC Awards is a leading national awarding body renowned for its extensive range of industry-standard accredited vocational qualifications. ABC Awards is Ofqual regulated and have an established reputation for cultivating high-quality and diverse skills and knowledge. They are committed to developing and awarding qualifications that showcase skills for employment. ABC Awards was established in 1998 and thousands of learners qualify for their vocational trainings each year. They offer a wide range of qualifications that cover multiple sectors and industries. They have a simplified process and learners are guaranteed to receive excellent value for money. ABC Awards ensures their partners receive the best possible service.

Others jobs you can get

  • Pet Care Specialist
  • Pet Care Associate
  • Dog Bather
  • Dog Walker
  • Pet Care Assistant

Other Benefits

  • Written and designed by the industry’s finest expert instructors with over 15 years of experience
  • Repeat and rewind all your lectures and enjoy a personalised learning experience
  • Unlimited 12 months access from anywhere, anytime
  • Save time and money on travel
  • Learn at your convenience and leisure
  • Eligible for a NUS discount card
  • Free Career Support Service
  • 25% Discount on personal Statement and covering letter writing service
  • Free Access to Over 150 courses for 2 days (48 hours)
  • Free access to course before you purchase (For selected courses only)
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Training ProviderStudy 365
Course LocationDublin
Course TypeOnline Learning
Course Duration365 Days
Course Fee45
Entry Requirements• Learners should be age 19 or over, and must have a basic understanding of Maths, English, and ICT. • A recognised qualification at level 2 or above in any discipline.
Carear Path• Veterinary Assistant – (average UK yearly salary: £15,686) • Animal Shelter Manager – (average UK yearly salary: £20,404) • Animal Care Technician • Animal Caretaker – (average UK yearly salary: £14,995) • Pet Care Attendant • Dog Groomer – (average UK hourly pay: £8.08)
Course CodeS 0940
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New Broad Street House, 35 New Broad Street, London. EC2M 1NH, United Kingdom, Cavan, United Kingdom

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